18-month investigation into disinformation and fake news calls Facebook “digital gangsters”


The neurologist, Oliver Sacks on steam engines, smartphones, and fearing the future.

“They have given up, to a great extent, the amenities and achievements of civilization: solitude and leisure, the sanction to be oneself, truly absorbed, whether in contemplating a work of art, a scientific theory, a sunset, or the face of one’s beloved.”